OBITUARY

Donna Marie Haley

October 7, 1947January 5, 2019

Donna Marie Haley passed away on January 5th, 2019 at the Cottage in the Meadow after a short struggle with cancer surrounded by her family and friends. She was born on October 7, 1947 in Yakima, WA to Ethel M. and Jewel Q. Haley. Donna worked as a CNA at Good Samaritan Health Care Center in Yakima for many years and before retiring as a home health care nurse in Roy, WA in 2002. Donna also tended bar at Susie’s Saloon, The Circle Inn, and Bright Spot (aka James Gang) in Yakima, WA. Donna loved her grand puppies Bella and Oliver and when she was not working, Donna enjoyed playing in Yakima’s pool league, camping, making all kinds of craftwork and spending time with friends. But most of all she enjoyed spending time with her family. Donna would tell you that her greatest accomplishment was and is her daughter and raising her nieces and nephews. Donna is survived by her daughter CW2 (RET) Tina M. Haley-Laird (Julie Laird) of Klamath Falls, OR ; her niece Christine M. Haley of Selah, WA; great nephew Steven Haley; 2 great nieces, Morgan Haley and Meranda Sanchez (Anthony) ; a great-great nephew and niece Jayden and Amelia Sanchez, her step-grandchildren and great grandchildren and many adopted nieces and nephews. She is also survived by her paternal aunts and uncle, aunt Mary, aunt Ruby, aunt Freddie and uncle Preston, all of Louisiana and many cousins. Donna is preceded in death by her mother Ethel M. Haley (Nee Mook) of Yakima; father Jewel Q. Haley of Franklinton, LA; sister Katherine M. Haley of Selah; grandfather Henry Mook of South Dakota; grandmother Catherine Tessier of Yakima; Fleet and Dixie Haley of Franklinton, LA and son-in-law James E. McLendon. Donna’s family would like to thank all the facility staff at Cottage in the Meadow for the love and care they provided her and the family in Donna’s final moments. Memorial service will be at St. Paul’s Cathedral on Saturday, January 12, 2019 at 10:00 am. To share a memory of Donna please visit www.lepfuneralhome.com

  • FAMILY

  • Donna is survived by her daughter CW2 (RET) Tina M. Haley-Laird (Julie Laird) of Klamath Falls, OR ; her niece Christine M. Haley of Selah, WA; great nephew Steven Haley; 2 great nieces, Morgan Haley and Meranda Sanchez (Anthony) ; a great-great nephew and niece Jayden and Amelia Sanchez, her step-grandchildren and great grandchildren and many adopted nieces and nephews. She is also survived by her paternal aunts and uncle, aunt Mary, aunt Ruby, aunt Freddie and uncle Preston, all of Louisiana and many cousins.

Services

  • Memorial Service Saturday, January 12, 2019
REMEMBERING

Donna Marie Haley

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Kathy Brower

January 9, 2019

Working with Donna and Kathy Haley when I was in my early 20s was so much fun, we had many good times through all those years. Getting to know and keeping in touch with the kids who are now adults has been wonderful.
You will be so missed Donna. Give Kathy and your Mom hugs from me.
Missing all you Haley's
Love and hugs to everyone both in heaven and on earth.

Kathy

Sandra (Brat) Jackson

January 9, 2019

Oh where do I start? So many memories when I was only 19 and had a young 6 month old baby girl we stayed with you in Roy Wa you rocked my girl a sleep as if she was your grand daughter. Going up to see u guys at Rimrock when you guys were camping. Christmas at Aunt Kathy with the girls and Christy. Home comings, coffee in the mornings at Chrisys. U always had a open hart to me and my kids as if we were your family.. U will be missed by so many and loved by all.. Rest in paradise until we meet again keep them on their toes in heaven.. We love u..

Tina McLendon

January 9, 2019

Momma,
Thank you for all you have given me... Have fun with grandma and Aunt Kathy... I love you and will miss you for all of my days... Until we meet again and relink our chain.

FROM THE FAMILY